The 2023 Fifa Women's World Cup started with exciting wins and record crowds in Australia and New Zealand,

but was marred by a tragic shooting incident in Auckland, resulting in three deaths and six injuries.

Despite this, fans' enthusiasm remained strong for the tournament.

Australia's Matildas won 1-0 against Ireland in a thrilling match attended by a record 75,784 fans.

New Zealand secured their first-ever World Cup victory with a 1-0 win against Norway, celebrated by a crowd of 42,137.

Authorities responded promptly to the shooting, ensuring safety, and FIFA supported the affected teams.

The opening ceremony highlighted Maori culture and the celebration of diversity.

The growing popularity of women's football promises an unforgettable tournament.